Pathology Secretary Part Time, 20 hours

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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 168897-1A
Date Posted: Sep 8, 2022
Category: Specialist

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the office supervisor the Pathology Secretary:  

Must have excellent written and verbal pathology terminology and be able to work in a fast paced environment with a high degree of accuracy.

  • Transcribing final and rough versions of tape recorded and handwritten material.
  • Accessioning cytology specimens into the lab computer system.
  • Handle telephones, relay and record messages and/or answer questions.
  • Distribute final reports to appropriate locations and physicians.

Minimum Qualifications:


Education:  Knowledge of office practices and procedures typically acquired by completing a secretarial/office assistant program.


Licensure, Certification, Registration:  None required   


Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Must have the ability to use a PC and PC based software/systems effectively.

Word processing, medical terminology and other office skills to efficiently produce necessary documents.

Effective oral, written and interpersonal skills.

In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.

Experience:     Successful completion of a secretarial program or equivalent work experience of two years for each year of  study.


About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.